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5 ways to enjoy your week in Oakland

5 ways to enjoy your week in Oakland
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By Hoodline - Published on February 05, 2020.

Looking for something to do this week? From an African American literacy read-in to a food market, here's a roundup of options to help you get social around town.

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BYDEB's African American Literacy Read-In

From the event description:

Join the the Black Young Democrats East Bay and the Oakland Public Education Fund for the annual African American Literacy Week Read-In. Help us show citywide appreciation for African American writers and illustrators. 

When: Friday, Feb. 7, 9-10:30 a.m.
Where: Manzanita Community School, 2409 E. 27th St.
Admission: Free
Click here for more details, and to register

BatchMade Market at Forage Kitchen

From the event description:

BatchMade Market is a monthly chance to taste what's cooking in Forage Kitchen. We line up our favorite chefs in their natural environment (that would be the kitchen), for you to taste and feast on their favorite recipes. 

When: Friday, Feb. 7, 6-10 p.m.
Where: Forage Kitchen, 478 25th St.
Admission: Free
Click here for more details, and to register

Painting Selena

From the event description:

Participants will have the opportunity to create a beautiful portrait of Selena Quintanilla, with detailed, step-by-step instructions. Guests will re-create a simple, yet fun piece of Selena on a 16-by-20-inch canvas. Each canvas is sketched out and ready to paint. Guests are encouraged to apply their own unique touch.

When: Saturday, Feb. 8, 4-7 p.m.
Where: Oakstop, 274 14th St.
Admission: $60
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

Wonder Women of East Bay: Walking Tour

From the event description:

Come take part in a walking tour to honor the many women who have contributed to the Bay Area's legacy. Meet lady artists, pioneers, revolutionaries and generally impressive dames who have influenced Oakland's legacy. This edition walks through downtown Oakland, talking about acclaimed writers, early activists and trailblazers who forged careers in fields well before they were accepted "Lady" professions. We'll walk a little over a mile along a flat path, ending near the 12th Street BART station.

When: Saturday, Feb. 8, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Where: Lake Merritt Amphitheater, Lake Merritt Boulevard
Admission: Free
Click here for more details, and to register

J Rocc (Beat Junkies) - Intimate Dance Party 

From the event description:

Join us for an intimate dance party with J Rocc. Opening set by Nina Sol. Very limited capacity.

When: Saturday, Feb. 8, 10 p.m.- Sunday, Feb. 9, 3 a.m.
Where: Spirithaus Gallery, 2217 Adeline St.
Admission: $15-$20
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets


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